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Can I deduct miles driven to make a blood donation to the RedCross?

I donated platelets at the Red Cross. Can I deduct the mileage to travel there?

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SweetieJean
Level 15

Can I deduct miles driven to make a blood donation to the RedCross?

Yes, as long as that is the sole purpose of the trip.

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DoninGA
Level 15

Can I deduct miles driven to make a blood donation to the RedCross?

14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations
IRS website - <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/2017-standard-mileage-rates-for-business-and-medical-and-moving-announc...>
SweetieJean
Level 15

Can I deduct miles driven to make a blood donation to the RedCross?

Yes, as long as that is the sole purpose of the trip.

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